WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Purdue's baseball team struggled on Sunday against Northwestern.
The Boilermakers jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the first inning but Purdue gave up eight combined runs in the second and third innings.
Purdue could never recover as the Boilers fell to the Wildcats 13-4.
Purdue's Brad Schreiber started the game on the mound for the Boilers. He pitched just 2.2 innings and gave up eight hits and eight runs.
The Boilermakers had three errors in the loss. Purdue scored its four runs off of 11 hits. Northwestern tallied 19 hits in its win.
Former McCutcheon standout Cody Strong went 2-4 from the plate for Purdue.
Purdue drops to 11-18 on the season and 4-5 in Big Ten play. Purdue returns to action when it faces Indiana State on Tuesday. The game is set to begin at 6 pm.
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